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Books

Elizabeth Alexander at the Cambridge Public Library

Making art was my way of moving through grief.… I continually engage with various art forms in the book because that’s how I know that I’m alive, and that’s what I care to live on.

"Coup de Foudre."
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"Coup de Foudre."

"Coup de Foudre."
Books

'Coup de Foudre' a Clever Collection

Kalfus is at his best when he isn't trying too hard to be innovative, when he embraces the oddities that give his stories their spark without forgetting the need for character development and a sense of closure.

Film

From Cannes: "Valley of Love" Fails to Rise

In our continuing coverage of Cannes, Tianxing Lan reviews Guillaume Nicloux's disappointing would-be mystical road trip film, "Valley of Love."

Film

From Cannes: "The Little Prince" a Little Disappointment

In our continuing coverage of Cannes, Tianxing Lan reviews Mark Osborne's lackluster rendition of Saint-Exupéry’s "Le Petit Prince" (English "The Little Prince").

The Pixies
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The Pixies

Black Francis of the Pixies performs.

The Pixies
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Boston Calling Sunday Recap: May 24, 2015

The Pixies brought Boston Calling to a powerful close, and artists like The Avett Brothers, alt-j, and Alabama Shakes will pick up the gauntlet this coming September.

Film

From Cannes: "Macbeth" a Fresh Take

In our continuing coverage of Cannes, Alan Xie reviews Justin Kurzel's new adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal "Macbeth."

Film

From Cannes: "Youth" Not Quite Up to Scratch

In our continuing coverage of Cannes, Tianxing Lan reviews Paolo Sorrentino's "Youth," a touching examination of old age. Unfortunately, "Youth" does not quite live up to Sorrentino's last film, "The Great Beauty."

Boston Calling crowd
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Boston Calling crowd

The crowd at Boston Calling on Friday evening.

My Morning Jacket
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My Morning Jacket

Tom Blankenship of My Morning Jacket performs.

My Morning Jacket
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Boston Calling Saturday Recap: May 23, 2015

Though perhaps not as enormous as the crowd that had turned out for Beck and though some of the teenage girls seemed to have left, an impressively large crowd remained at City Hall Plaza into the night to hear My Morning Jacket’s last few songs.

Boston Calling crowd
Music

Boston Calling Friday Recap: May 22, 2015

Boston Calling certainly operates at a smaller scale than more famous festivals with longer pedigrees—it only ever brings in a couple of artists as big as Beck—but it has a great deal to recommend it beyond its convenience for locals.

Arts

From Cannes: "The Other Side" a Unique Look at Marginalization

In our continuing coverage of Cannes, Alan Xie reviews Roberto Minervini's "The Other Side," a film devoted to showing the lives led beyond the margins of mainstream American society in rural Louisiana.

Arts

From Cannes: "Chronic" Touching, Well-Crafted

In our continuing coverage from Cannes, Alan Xie reviews "Chronic," a touching film about the life of a professional caretaker.

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter